Jonathan A. Altschuler, MD| Cardiology | MedStar Health

Jonathan A. Altschuler, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (720 reviews)

Specialties: Cardiology

Languages: English

(410) 573-9413

About me

Jonathan A. Altschuler, MD is a board certified cardiologist and senior attending physician at Washington Hospital Center. His focus includes invasive cardiology and peripheral vascular disease.

Dr. Altschuler believes in a shared responsibility between patient and practitioner when it comes to his patients’ health. He encourages patients to make choices that positively impact their overall quality of life.
 

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Advanced Heart Failure (ADHF)
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Ulcer
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Sclerosis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardio Oncology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Cardiotoxicity
  • Carotid Aneurysm
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
  • Chemodectoma
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV)
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Edema
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Elevated Creatine Kinase
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Infiltrative Disorders Of The Heart
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Lymphangitis
  • Lymphedema
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mthfr Mutation
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Papillary Muscle Disorders
  • Paraganglioma
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR)
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Veno Occlusive Disease
  • Refractory Angina
  • Renal Vein Compression
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases Of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Single Ventricle Defect
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Endocarditis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Variant Angina
  • Vasospastic Angina
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Venous Tumors
  • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Duplex Ultrasound
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Lipid Blood Tests
  • Anticoagulation
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Collateral Vessel Closure
  • Coronary Brachytherapy
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology Testing
  • Heart Health
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implantable Cardiac Monitor Procedure
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Loop Recorder
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary And Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Sports Related Cardiovascular Assessment
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thallium Stress Test
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Suite 206
Baltimore, MD, 21239

410-444-5600

Fax 443-444-4606

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Fax 443-444-4606

2002 Medical Parkway
Suite 500
Annapolis, MD, 21401

410-573-6480

Fax 410-573-9413

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miles away

Fax 410-573-9413

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Cigna EPO
    • United Choice Plus
    • Kaiser Select
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Student Resources
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • I-SNP
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Tricare East Select
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • D-SNP)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • United Choice
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Navigate
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Virginia Premier
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Fellowship Program: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1989)

Residency Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (1986)

Internship Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (1984)

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University (1983)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 21, 2021

    I will miss Dr. Altschuler.

  • Dec 20, 2021

    Doctors wonderful

  • Dec 14, 2021

    Dr. Altschuler has been treating me for 15 years. He will be missed.